Lecturer in Physics

University of California Berkeley Department of Physics

United States

Lecturer - Physics - College of Letters & Science

Job #JPF02975
  • Physics / College of Letters & Science - Mathematical & Physical Sciences / UC Berkeley

Position overview

Position title:Lecturer
Percent time: 17% - 100%
Part-time or full-time
Anticipated start: Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in May/June; for spring semester in October/November; and for summer session in March/April.

Application Window

Open date: May 11th, 2021

Next review date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified, temporary, non-tenure track lecturers to teach a range of physics courses, should an opening arise. The number of available positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department.

We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach/co-teach small, medium, and large size undergraduate lower and/or upper-division lecture, seminar and/or laboratory courses in Physics. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include: holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), creating and grading exams and homework, and using a learning management system (e.g. bCourses) and/or maintaining a course website.

When completing the online application, applicants should be sure to select the appropriate courses they prefer to teach from the list of “specializations” provided. A description of the Physics undergraduate courses can be found at http://guide.berkeley.edu/courses/physics/.

Department: https://physics.berkeley.edu/


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Basic qualifications: must have a Master's degree (or international equivalent degree) or be enrolled in a Master's degree program at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Additional Qualifications: must have a Master's degree (or international equivalent degree).

Preferred qualifications

Preferred qualifications: A Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), and one year of college-level teaching experience.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Teaching Philospohy
  • Student Evaluations of Teaching - Including quantitative scores and students' written comments
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

References will only be solicited for the finalists.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02975

Help contact: physicsap@berkeley.edu

Campus Information

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.

Job location

Berkeley, CA

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